Tony Robinson pitched an idea for a new spy series and it’ll probably run and run – plus 11 bonus replies

Actor Tony Robinson, host of Time Team and immortalised as the character of Baldrick in Blackadder, was inspired by the news surrounding the two Russians accused of the Salisbury poisonings to suggest a new TV series with a similar theme.

Sounds like something Channel 5 might actually commission, but it gets better. Tony’s followers spotted the tweet and added their suggestions to the pitch. Check out these 11 enhancements.

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There were also some suggestions for better names.
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Twitter user, Nat Clark, even thought of the perfect theme tune.

Over to you, Channel 5.